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Puffins in Packet Quays

Self Catering
Located at the top of Falmouth's historic Old High Street, Puffins, is an exceptionally well-designed and delightfully furnished studio flat, complete with a spacious terrace garden, located only minutes' walk from Falmouth's bustling town centre. From throughout the flat guests look out through the 20' high window, to the scenic Fal Estuary with its ever changing panorama of boating activities.

What makes a stay at Puffins in Packet Quays unique?

A short flight of steps down from Falmouth's Old High Street leads into a this small exquisite flat which almost universally ellicits a “Wow!” as the space opens to cathedral height and the full height window reveals the view over the Estuary, which even locals consider Falmouth's most enchanting view. Immaculately maintained and spotlessly clean, every consideration has been given to guests' comfort and needs, including a warm personalised welcome. The owners live nearby and are always available to answer questions or provide help. The flat comes with a dedicated secure parking space, and even in winter Puffins' spacious, lovingly maintained terrace garden can be enjoyed.

What is the capacity for Puffins in Packet Quays?

Puffins has sleeping accommodation for two in a kingsize bed, located on the mezzanine level from which guests can enjoy a delightful sunrise view A limited amount of extra seating is available both in the flat and on the terrace for guests' visitors.

What can guests enjoy when staying in the Falmouth area?

All of Cornwall's famous sites are within easy driving reach in a day trip from Puffins and there are numerous beautiful gardens and beaches very close by. Within walking distance, in addition to beaches, are Pendennis Castle and the National Maritime Museum and regular ferries provide transport to St Mawes, Flushing, and Truro. Falmouth puts on an event practically every month of the year and these also may be enjoyed with a short walk into town.

Where can guests enjoy food and drink?

There are numerous pubs and restaurants – from elegant to casual – within fewer than ten minutes' walk from Puffins and provisions may also be obtained within a short walk into town.

Other Information

Of particular delight to most of Puffins' guests is the artwork throughout the flat

Top facilities

Award Winning

Free WiFi

Dog/Pet friendly


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Although not here on holiday your apartment was perfect in every way. A wonderful place to wind down after a few stressful days! As you said, it is a good place to entertain family, which we did on Wednesday afternoon. Everything was much appreicated and we would not hesitate to recommend it t...

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Another fabulous week in Falmouth and stayng in Puffins was just perfect! We visited old haunts and loved being able to walk to so many places and leave the car in the garage. We had visits from Ex-hurricane Ophelia and Storm Brian is going to help or hind us on our way home today!

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Facilities & information


20th century buildings

Parking (free)

No smoking

Dog/Pet friendly

4 Star Official Rating


Free broadband access (wifi)

Outdoor terrace

Garden furniture

Activities, Recreations, Games, Sports

Award Winning

Bathroom & Laundry



DVD library

Luggage storage


Gas / Electricity Details

Kitchen Facilities

Parking Available

Linen included

Towels included

Spa Offsite

Sitting room

Iron/ironing board

Hair dryers

DVD player

Clothes dryer

Washing machine

Electric heating




Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, rowing, punting

Sailing, boating, cruises, yachts

Surfing, Windsurfing, Diving, Jet Skis

Wildlife, bird watching

Recommended walks

Beach (walking distance)

Beach (a short drive)

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)


Golf course (walking distance)

Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Recommended restaurants (a short drive)

Theatre (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

Address: 58 High Street, Falmouth, Cornwall, FalmouthTR11 2AF, United Kingdom

By Car: Leave the M5 at Junction 31 to Okehampton/Bodmin and join the A30 towards Launceston and Penzance. Remain on the A30 for approximately 55 miles to the Carland Cross roundabout just beyond Mitchell. At Carland Cross, take the second exit for A39 to Truro. Continue through Truro on A39, following the signs for Falmouth/Penryn. Beyond Perranarworthal (tidal flats on your left - Norway Inn on your right) follow signs for Falmouth and A39 through all roundabouts. When arriving in Falmouth, leave A39 to follow the Estuary on North Parade past the Falmouth Marina, the Greenbank Hotel, and the Royal Yacht Cornwall Yacht Club. The overpass of the Packet Quays development can be seen at the top of the hill as one passes the Greenbank Hotel. Puffins in located right at the top of the hill at the beginning of the High Street, directly across from the secured parking garage for Packet Quays. By Train: Take First Great Western to Truro and switch to Falmouth on National Rail, disembarking at Penmere Station. Take a taxi from Penmere Station to Puffins. By Plane: Fly into Newquay Airport. Car hire is available at the airport from Europcar and Hertz. Follow signs to the A39 and driving directions into Falmouth.

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